Testing to Teach: Assessment That Makes Us Smarter
The high-stakes assessment debates miss the pedagogical boat about what really matters in assessment: Research suggests that regular, lightweight assessment is the best way to foster retention in the learning process. New K-12 products realize that vision while bringing daily progress-monitoring to schools. Our panelists -- leading education researchers and product developers -- present research insights as well as classroom stories around the use of assessment as a powerful learning catalyst.
Share this idea
Additional Supporting Materials
- Understand key research on the retrieval processes in human memory (or how knowledge is recovered from memory), specifically the effect of assessment on learning in educational situations.
- Learn about K-12 literacy and math solutions which introduce regular, lightweight assessment into the learning process.
- Understand classroom experiences as well as student achievement outcomes for K-12 solutions designed to incorporate regular lightweight assessment seamlessly into the learning process.
Gideon Stein, Chief Executive Officer, LightSail